On July 7, 2021, Principal Judge Dr. Flavian Zeija issued a directive to all judicial officers to release original IDs for sureties in their possession saying that the law doesn’t require them to deposit IDs with the court as a condition for granting bail.
Police brutally arrested Teko on Saturday night in Moroto town on allegations of drawing a pistol in an attempt to shoot a man following a misunderstanding while drinking at Mt, Moroto Hotel. He was locked up at Moroto central police station until Monday when he was released on police bond.
This he notes that they are not supposed to work while intending to please anyone or to show affection but should instead be impartial if they are also going to enjoy their work at peace in the justice system.
According to the breakdown, Shillings 146.6billion is meant for the recruitment expenditure and facilitation of Judicial Staff, Shillings 9.4billion has been provided to kick-start the construction of the Courts of Appeal in Gulu and Mbarara, High Court Circuits in Luwero and Soroti.
Currently, the Judiciary is using the Court Case Administration System which has been criticized for being prone to corruption and delaying justice and the cases are recorded in documents and kept in manila paper file covers.
A highly placed source told URN on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisal from their superiors that they have not received their allowances since February 2021, which has made their survival and members of their families difficult.